Arnold Packaging - Packaging Engineer – Arnold Packaging

Packaging Engineer – Arnold Packaging


  • Oversee and manage complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs and prototype development.
  • Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely, and cost-effective solutions.
  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, special handling, and types of materials required for packaging.
  • Establish standards and guidelines for supplier evaluation. Evaluate and select packaging suppliers/vendors; periodically conduct vendor reviews.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation, and storage.
  • Specify and recommend efficiency tools and test methods to develop and validate packaging designs.
  • Work with the manufacturing department to ensure that the packaging designs are optimized for manufacturability.
  • Perform Cost Estimating and Quoting to include creation and maintenance of software tools used for estimating.
  • Create structured bills of material.



  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or packaging engineering is required.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in SolidWorks and/or AutoDesk Inventor is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of packaging design is desired.

Problem solving and decision-making skills are necessary. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have good communication skills, verbally and in writing. Need a strong understanding of process improvement and quality improvement concepts.

Candidate needs:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with above average skills in Excel.
  • Working knowledge of wood products and woodworking equipment.
  • Working knowledge or ability to learn Enroute software for programming & operation of CNC router.
  • Ability to read and interpret ASTM packaging specifications.



Arnold Packaging is a growing, fourth-generation family-owned company. The company is located in Baltimore, Maryland serving customers in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia, and Southern Pennsylvania.


We are the most comprehensive packaging company in the industry. Arnold Packaging is a single source for packaging supplies, custom designed shipping containers, and automated packaging solutions.


As we continue to grow and follow our core values, we always look for a highly motivated person like you. We believe in growing by hiring the best. The best in building relationships and the best in ensuring longevity with our team and customers. That is why our associate tenure is so long.

If you like small company values, a company that thinks big, and this sounds like the career move you’ve wanted to make, we would enjoy an opportunity to meet you.


This is a full time position

Work Location is On-Site with the ability to travel to customer locations in the region


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